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17 results for "Ramundo".
#40 Clinical and prognostic implications of the genetic diagnosis of hereditary NET syndromes in asymptomatic patients
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare neoplasms, heterogeneous, and with variable biological behavior. NETs can be sporadic or they can arise in complex endocrine hereditary syndromes such as Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MEN), Familial Paragangliomatosis (FPGL), Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL), Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC) and Carney Complex (CC). By performing genetic screening, patients with hereditary NETs can be identified before the development of tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Antongiulio Faggiano
#76 Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of the pancreatic and hepatic lesions
Introduction: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) is a new promising tool for the characterization of pancreatic lesions. This technique allows for highlighting the micro-vascularization of a lesion, especially with the use of second generation contrast media, characterized by harmonic responses at low acoustic pressures. Pancreatic endocrine tumors (PET)s were reported to have a peculiar behavior at CEUS, consisting of a higher enhancement compared to normal pancreas in the arterial phase and a rapid washout.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Francesco Milone
#498 Limitations of Chromogranin A in Clinical Practice
Introduction: Chromogranin-A (CgA) is the most accurate marker for the histological diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). However diagnostic usefulness of circulating CgA is controversial as several conditions, both neoplastic and non-neoplastic, may induce false positive increases of this marker.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Vincenzo Marotta
#528 Trans-Arterial Embolization (TAE) is the Best Locoregional Treatment Option for Patients with Liver Metastases from Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Trans-arterial embolization (TAE) and chemoembolization (TACE) have been shown to be effective in patients (pts) with liver metastases (LM) from gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP NET). TAE and TACE goal is to reduce blood flow to the tumor resulting in ischemia and necrosi.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Michela Del Prete
Keywords: TAE, TACE, NET
#540 Diagnositc and Prognostic Role of 68GA-DOTATATE PET in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Octreoscan (OS) is currently the gold standard for diagnosis of somatostatin receptor positive NET but it is limited by a lower spatial resolution and physiological uptake noises. DOTATATE is a somatostatin analogue, radiolabelled with 68Ga and adapted for PET imaging.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR Francesca Marciello
#541 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) is a Helpful Tool to Predict the Effectiveness of Somatostatin Analogues in Patients with Liver Metastases From Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) allows characterization of the micro-vascularization of tumor lesions. Liver metastases (LM) from neuroendocrine tumors (NET) show a typical pattern on CEUS, consistent with a rapid, intense and homogeneous enhancement (hypervascular pattern) in the arterial phase.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Valeria Ramundo
#549 Long-Acting Somatostatin Analogues are Highly Effective in Patients with Early Stage MEN-1-Related Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Somatostatin analogues (SSA) represent one of the main therapeutic options in patients affected with functioning well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NET). There are no studies specifically focusing on NET associated to Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1).
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Antongiulio Faggiano
#586 A Single-Center, Open-Label, Phase II, Proof-of-Concept Study with Pasireotide LAR in patients with progressive medullary thyroid cancer (MTC): preliminary data
Introduction: MTC is a well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor in which somatostatin receptor (sst) expression is higher for sst1 and sst5 than for sst2.
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Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Antongiulio Faggiano
#724 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (CEUS) Reliably Predicts Tumor Progression in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) exhibit a typical vascular pattern in the arterial phase on CEUS. The role of CEUS in the prognostic evaluation of pancreatic NET (pNET) has been poorly investigated.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Michela Del Prete
#725 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (CEUS) Predicts the Effectiveness of Anti-Angiogenic Therapies in Patients with Liver Metastases from Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Liver metastases (LM) from neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) exhibit a typical hypervascular pattern in the arterial phase on CEUS, allowing for a differential diagnosis between NET and non-NET LM. Medical therapy includes agents acting on angiogenesis and vascularization which may result in a change in CEUS findings.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Antonella Di Sarno
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